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In Memory of

Bergen A. Nelson

March 17, 1932 - March 12, 2017

Obituary


Bergen “Bud” A. Nelson, 85, of Columbia, MO passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Boone Hospital in Columbia, MO.



Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Fairview United Methodist Church, 3200 Chapel Hill Rd, Columbia, MO. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 PM at the church. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.



Bud was born on February 17, 1932 in Forreston, IL the son of Arthur Philip and Bernice Rosalla (Weiler) Nelson who preceded him in death. He was a...

Bergen “Bud” A. Nelson, 85, of Columbia, MO passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Boone Hospital in Columbia, MO.



Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Fairview United Methodist Church, 3200 Chapel Hill Rd, Columbia, MO. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 PM at the church. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.



Bud was born on February 17, 1932 in Forreston, IL the son of Arthur Philip and Bernice Rosalla (Weiler) Nelson who preceded him in death. He was a veteran of the US Navy. He was married to Jo Anne Larkin on September 3, 1953 in the Panama Canal Zone, who survives of the home.



A proud graduate of the University of Wisconsin in 1960, he spent his entire career with the U. S. Department of Agriculture. Later in his life, he dedicated his service to Fairview United Methodist Church as treasurer for 18 years and as a member of the choir for over 25 years.



Other survivors include: five children, Debra Waters of Arlington, TX, Diana Younker (Dennis) of Joplin, MO, Susan Curry (Jesse) of Columbia, MO, David Nelson (Jamie) of Columbia, MO and Michael Nelson (Tina) of Branson, MO; two brothers, Lonay Nelson and Canden Nelson; one sister, Darlene Demetrick; twelve grandchildren and five great grandchildren.



In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fairview United Methodist Church, 3200 Chapel Hill Rd, Columbia, MO 65203.